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Shenandoah National Park Hosts Special Event on Fee-Free Veteran’s Day with Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing

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Date: November 4, 2021
Contact: Jessica Kusky, (540)999-3500 x3181

LURAY, VA – Join Shenandoah National Park and Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, Inc in honoring Veteran’s Day with a special event on Thursday, November 11, 2021, at Byrd Visitor Center, mile 51 on Skyline Drive. The event will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and is open to the public. All programs are free and November 11 is a fee-free day for all.

Information Table and Fly Fish Tying Demonstration - Stop by the Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, Inc. information table to learn more about fly fishing and the incredible work that this organization is doing to support disabled military service personnel and veterans. Take a moment to try your hand at fly tying or just watch one of the volunteers demonstrate the technique. 

Fly Fish Casting Demonstration – Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, Inc will offer fly fish casting demonstrations throughout the day on the lawn of the visitor center. All equipment provided. No reservations are needed.  

Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, Inc. is dedicated to the physical and emotional rehabilitation of disabled military service personnel and disabled veterans through fly fishing and associated activities including education and outings.

This event is made possible through a National Park Foundations ParkVentures grant. The National Park Foundation, the official charitable partner of the National Park Service, enriches America’s national parks and programs through the support of private citizens, park lovers, stewards of nature, history enthusiasts, and wilderness adventurers.

About the National Park Service: Since 1916, the National Park Service has been entrusted with the care of America’s more than 400 national parks. With the help of volunteers and partners, we safeguard these special places and share their stories with millions of people every year.

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Shenandoah National Park
3655 U.S. Highway 211 East

Luray, VA 22835


540 999-3500
Emergency Phone: 1-800-732-0911

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